A Quote from Kathleen Norris
Just the knowledge that a good book is awaiting one at the end of a long day makes that day happier.
A Quote from 'Anonymous'
Knowledge is free at the library. Just bring your own container.
Who's Joe Ryan?
There's nothing to match curling up with a good book when there's a repair job to be done around the house. — Joe Ryan
Ruth Rendell says.....
Some say life is the thing but I prefer reading.
a song/poem for kids!
Give me a Break!! by Alan Katz (to the tune of Home on the Range) "Oh give me a break, 'Cause I made a mistake, And my library book's overdue. The Fault is all mine- Oh boy, what a fine, It was due back in 2002! Home, home's where it's hid! This is such a bad thing that I did. And you might say, "Gee Whiz!" 'Cause the book's title is.... "How to Be A Responsible Kid"!
A Quote from Carl Sagan
When our genes could not store all the information necessary for survival, we slowly developed brains. But then the time came, perhaps ten thousand years ago, when we needed to know more than could conveniently be contained in our brains. So we learned to stockpile enormous quantities of information outside our bodies. We are the only species on the planet, so far as we know, to have invented a communal memory stored neither in our genes nor in our brains. The warehouse of that memory is called a LIBRARY.
BEGINNING THIS MONDAY
AS of MAY 27th ~ on Tuesdays the BPL will be open from 3:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m. - see ya!
READERS of the YEAR
Our Readers of the Year
for 2012 are:
Adult ~ Gertrude Hall
Juvenile ~ Finnegan Manning
Family ~ the Lei + Vardabasso Family
Check out the party photos in our
Readers of the Year Album
in the albums TAB
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Dorothy Russell - 1987
Long-time librarian (photo by Hugh Lee)
Mrs Ernest (Dorothy) Russell who was the Bovina Public Library's Director for 33 years. This photo by trustee emeritus Hugh Lee, taken in 1987, shows Dorothy nearing the end of her many years of dedicated service to the community.